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Unboxing the XBOX Adaptive Controller with Cerebral Palsy

Welcome back to Tech Tuesday as we continue our series on accessible gaming. Last week we discussed Accessible Gaming: Playing Video Games with a Disability. Today, we have something exciting to unbox. Usually, I’m not particularly eager to document unboxings, because to be honest no one what’s to see me with scissors or a knife in my hands. Sharp objects mixed with cerebral palsy is not a pretty sight. However, I’m making an exception for...

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Accessible Gaming: Playing Video Games with a Disability

Welcome to our very first Tech Tuesday post! Today we are talking about accessible gaming, why it’s essential, and my history with playing video games with a disability. Hi, my name is Blake Shelley. I’m the author of “Breaking Chains,” and I am a speaker that happens to have cerebral palsy. One of my core beliefs is that everyone has a right to have fun in their life and be able to play without barriers...

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The Top 5 Technology Related News Sources of 2018

As a tech enthusiast, I’m continually keeping updated on the technology news that not only interest me but improves my quality of life. Most mornings and late nights, I can be found searching for new videos and scrolling through apps to find the latest content. Today I want to share with you the top 5 news apps that help me stay up to date with the latest news from the tech world. My Top 5...

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The Top 5 Technology Related YouTube Channels of 2018

As a tech enthusiast and self-proclaimed geek, I’m continually keeping updated on the technology news that not only interest me but improves my quality of life. Most mornings and late nights, I can be found searching for new videos and scrolling through apps to find the latest content. Today I want to share with you the top 5 YouTube channels that help me stay up to date with the latest news from the tech world. My...

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Redefining Accessibility and Assistive Technology: A Retrospective

What does accessibility mean to you as it relates to technology? As I reflect on this question, I’ve become increasingly convinced that the technological advancements, as well as the companies behind them, are not only redefining accessibility but bringing it into the mainstream. I’d like to take you on a journey through my extensive experience with adaptive technology and accessibility features to express my reasoning behind this bold statement better. As we approach the 7th...